Pesticide Chemistry: Crop Protection, Public Health, Environmental Safety / Edition 1

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Resulting from the premier forum for pesticide development and use, this volume provides comprehensive coverage and even captures emerging technologies within the industry. All facets of pesticides are addressed here, including agriculture, agrochemicals, and environmental health aspects, as well as such global issues as food quality and safety.
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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9783527316632
  • Publisher: Wiley
  • Publication date: 8/3/2007
  • Edition number: 1
  • Pages: 538
  • Product dimensions: 6.89 (w) x 9.72 (h) x 1.22 (d)

Meet the Author

Hideo Ohkawa holds the chair of Agrochemicals and Biotechnology at Kobe University, Japan. Prior to his academic appointment, he spent almost 20 years working in the agrochemical division of Sumitomo Chemical Corp.
Professor Ohkawa has edited several books on agrochemicals and is the chairman of the organizing committee of the 2006 IUPAC Congress on Pesticide Chemistry.

Hisashi Miyagawa heads the laboratory of bioregulation chemistry at the Kyoto University Faculty of Agriculture (Kyoto, Japan). He is the chairman of the scientific committee of the 2006 IUPAC Congress on Pesticide Chemistry.

Philip W. Lee is with the Crop Protection Division of DuPont at Newark, NJ (USA). He has edited the well-known Handbook of Residue Analytical Methods for Agrochemicals.

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Table of Contents

Keynote and Plenary Lectures
- Challenges and Opportunities in Crop Protection (J. C. Collins)
- Environmentally Benign Methods for Pest Control (K. Mori)
- Pesticide Management in China (Y. Z. Yang)
-Pesticide Residues in Food and International Trade (K. D. Racke)
- Hunger and Malnutrition Amidst Plenty: What Must Be Done? (S. Pandey, P. Pingali)
New Chemistry
(13 Contributions)
Biology, Natural Products and Biotechnology
(6 Contributions)
Formulation and Application Technology
(2 Contributions)
Mode of Action and IPM
(6 Contributions)
Human Health and Food Safety
(9 Contributions)
Environmental Safety
(5 Contributions)
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